canonical age

noun

Definition of canonical age

: the age at which an individual may in accordance with the canons of a particular church become liable to certain obligations (such as fasting) or eligible for certain privileges (such as ordination)

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“Canonical age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canonical%20age. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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